Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. It’s also a day many celebrate with drink. To help you find that perfect drink, we’ve got several cocktails that’ll hit the spot.
In this Cocktail:30, we try out a gin classic the Gimlet (which has a vodka spin too). This recipe is 2 oz gin, .75 oz lime juice and .75 oz simple syrup into a shake with ice. Shake well, strain and enjoy. https://youtu.be/MeKg2xjkb9w
Reality TV fan-favorite "Grocery Store Joe" Amabile works up a new cocktail recipe for the launch of Captain Morgan Cherry Vanilla. Plus, we give you three more recipes to try with this limited release.
In this Cocktail:30, we try out an Irish Cactus in celebration of St Patrick's Day. This recipe is 1 oz tequila and 2 oz Irish cream liqueur into a glass with ice. Stir very well and enjoy. https://youtu.be/kHBRsRY1bik
In this Cocktail:30 tip, Jake Sulek explains how one can use a cream liqueur to make a great cocktail. https://youtu.be/aVlKNRMJxwM
In this Cocktail:30 tip, Jake Sulek explains how one can use a cream liqueur beyond just putting it in your coffee and what types of cocktails to avoid with it. https://youtu.be/QbUVlOxNbJQ
In this Cocktail:30, we try out a Cocoa Woah Old Fashioned. This recipe is 2 oz chocolate whiskey and .5 oz curacao added to glass with ice and gently mixed for 10 seconds. Add 2 dashes of orange bitters (or to your liking) and stir gently and enjoy. https://youtu.be/gpCCLZL2atU
In this Cocktail:30, Jake Sulek explains what a cream liqueur is (think Bailey's). Plus, he talks about how long they last and a tip for refrigerating it. https://youtu.be/oFz9qar09fI
In this Cocktail:30, we try out a Simple Margarita Recipe in honor of National Margarita Day. This recipe is 1.5 oz blanco/silver tequila, 1 oz triple sec, .75 oz lime juice and .25 oz simple syrup. Add all into a shaker with ice, shake until cold then strain into a rocks glass with ice.
In this Cocktail:30, it's a cocktail that's great for any type of date night and one you can also do without the bourbon.